Maine Yarn Podcast – Shownotes

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Episode 13 – Secret Knitting

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Ravelry group

Your Hosts: Julie Nye and Jenn Fleck.

Finished Objects:

Jenn: Building Blocks

WIPs:

Jenn:  Artist TeeTranquil MistMandala Madness, and a crocheted hat.

Julie:  Tranquil MistPleated Skirt and Pierside Cardigan.

What we want to work on next:

Jenn: Spiral Celtic Shawl, Mystery Stole, and sewing.

Julie: Eyeblink, Steven Be ponchini adaptation.

Random Thoughts:

Cool Kickstarter Project

Out and About:

Lighthouse Knitting Guild

Giveaway:

Birdie’s Knits Organic Cotton winner was announced.

New giveaway for a pattern of your choice.

 

Episode 12 – A Million Billion Stitches

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Ravelry group

Your Hosts: Julie Nye and Jenn Fleck.

Finished Objects:

Julie: Featherweight Cardigan, and Slouchy Summer Cowl.

Jenn: Lightweight Pullover.  Forgot to mention on the podcast that I also finished the Building Blocks!

WIPs:

Jenn:  Artist TeeTranquil Mist, and Mandala Madness.

Julie:  Pleated Skirt and Pierside Cardigan.

What we want to work on next:

Jenn: Spiral Celtic Shawl and sewing.

Julie: Klosi long vest/waistcoat design, Tranquil mist shawl, Steven Be ponchini adaptation.

 

Out and About:

Lighthouse Knitting Guild

Giveaway:

Seven Sisters Yarn and an Eggemoggin Gansey Hat pattern winner was announced.

New giveaway for Birdie’s Knits Organic Cotton.

 

Episode 11 – Find the Light

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Ravelry group

Your Hosts: Julie Nye and Jenn Fleck.

Finished Objects:

Julie: Featherweight Cardigan, and woven scarf.

WIPs:

Jenn:  Building Blocks, Tranquil MistLightweight Pullover, and Mandala Madness.

Julie:  Pleated Skirt and Birdie Knit’s Cowl.

What we want to work on next:

Jenn: Steven Be project and sewing.

Julie: Klosi long vest/waistcoat design, Tranquil mist shawl, Pierside CardiganSteven Be ponchini adaptation.

Random Thoughts:

Stitches

New technology!

“Whatever makes you happy”

Out and About:

Fiber Frolic

Lighthouse Knitting Guild

Giveaway:

Seven Sisters Yarn and an Eggemoggin Gansey Hat pattern.

Episode 10 – Unraveling

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Ravelry group

Your Hosts: Julie Nye and Jenn Fleck.

 

WIPs:

Jenn:  Lightweight PulloverMandala Madness, and Coddiwomple.

Julie:  Featherweight Cardigan.

What we want to work on next:

Pierside Cardigan in Tess Yarns or something from Knit Wit

Random Thoughts:

What makes you happy

Out and About:

Stitches United

Lighthouse Knitting Guild

Episode 9 – Trading Personalities

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Ravelry group

Your Hosts: Julie Nye and Jenn Fleck.

Finished Objects:

Julie: Northwoods Hat

WIPs:

Jenn:  Lightweight Pullover, Mandala Madness, and Brio-Garter Hat.

Julie:  Pleated Skirt, and Featherweight Cardigan.

What we want to work on next:

Pierside Cardigan in Tess Yarns or something from Knit Wit

Random Thoughts:

Knitting for Others

March Mayhem

Out and About:

Stitches United

Lighthouse Knitting Guild

Episode 8 – The Year of the Skirt

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Ravelry group

Your Hosts: Julie Nye and Jenn Fleck.

Finished Objects:

Jenn: Pleated Skirt

WIPs:

Jenn:  Building Blocks Shawl, Lightweight Pullover, Mandala Madness, and Brio-Garter Hat.

Julie: Northwoods HatPleated Skirt, and Featherweight Cardigan.

 

Out and About:

Stitches United

Lighthouse Knitting Guild

SPA Weekend

Episode 7 – A Hat Kick and Some Mittens

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Ravelry group

Your Hosts: Julie Nye and Jenn Fleck.

Finished Objects:

Jenn: Baa-ble Hat, Slouchy Hat.

Julie: Building Blocks Shawl, Mittens, Mittens, Mittens, Mittens, Slip Stitch Cowl.

WIPs:

Jenn:  Pleated SkirtKumara Staggered Cable Cowl, and Brio-Garter Hat.

Julie:Pleated Skirt, and Featherweight Cardigan.

Thinking about Knitting: 

Roositud Sweater Dress

Maine Knits Book

Texture Book

Out and About:

Stitches United

Lighthouse Knitting Guild

Episode 6 – Schwyzerduetsch

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Ravelry group

Your Hosts: Julie Nye and Jenn Fleck.

Finished Objects:

Jenn: Weather Blanket.

Julie: Mittens.

WIPs:

Jenn: Mandala MadnessPleated SkirtKumara Staggered Cable Cowl, and Baa-ble Hat.

Julie: Building BlocksPleated Skirt, and Featherweight Cardigan.

Thinking about Knitting: 

Roositud Sweater Dress

Maine Knits Book

Texture Book

Out and About:

Stitches United

Giveaway Prize donated by Knit Wit:

Episode 5 – Conjugating Brioche

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Ravelry group

Your Hosts: Julie Nye and Jenn Fleck.

Finished Objects:

Jenn: Coastal Gradient Cowl.

WIPs:

Jenn: Mandala MadnessBuilding Blocks, Pleated Skirt, and Lightweight Pullover.

Julie: Building Blocks, Pleated Skirt, and Featherweight Cardigan.

Thinking about Knitting: 

Jenn has tech edited: Bentley Cardigan, and Chevronic Hero.

Local Vendors We Discussed:

Locally made nail polish – Anchor and Heart

Local Yarn Store – Knit Wit

Local Yarn/Wine Store – Fiber and Vine

Local Designer – The Brown Stitch

LuLaRoe Leggings – LuLaRoe

Alpaca Farm – Shadow Hill Alpacas

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Episode 4 – The Stitch that Became Self-Aware

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Ravelry group

Your Hosts: Julie Nye and Jenn Fleck.

Finished Objects:

Jenn: Pokeball, Pikachu, and Crochet Shawl.

WIPs:

Jenn: Coastal Gradient, Pleated Skirt, and Lightweight Pullover.

Julie: Pleated Skirt, and Featherweight Cardigan.

Thinking about Knitting: 

We will both be doing the Steven West MKAL.  Join us!

Julie would like to knit a Thick and Thin Scarf and an Entrelac Cowl.

Jenn would also like to knit the Enchanted Mesa, Mandala Madness, and Askews Me Sweater.

Book Review: 

Cozy Fashion Accents by Becky Stevens.

Giveaway:

Tell us about your own knitastrophe next in our contest thread to win a copy of Cozy Fashion Accents!

DIY Fashion Accents

Episode 3 – Pimp my Ruler

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We now have a Ravelry group for the podcast.  Stop by and say hello!

Your Hosts: Julie Nye and Jenn Fleck.

WIPs:

Jenn: Crochet Cowl in Jazz Handz Fusion Fiber, Sebago Summer, Angelina, Lightweight Pullover, Pleated Skirt, and Weather Blanket.

Julie: Pleated Skirt, and Featherweight Cardigan.

Thinking about Knitting: 

We will both be doing the Steven West MKAL.  Join us!

Jenn would also like to knit the Enchanted Mesa, and some Pokemon.

Spinning:

Jenn was spinning some merino from Port Fiber.

Master Knitter:

Jenn passed her Level 1 Master Knitter work.

Book Review: 

The Knitter’s Handy Book of Patterns by Ann Budd.

Giveaway:

Tell us what you want to knit next in our contest thread to win one of 3 Ann Budd Knits rulers.

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Episode 2 – Hot and Sweatery

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Your Hosts: Julie Nye and Jenn Fleck.

The local knitting guild: Lighthouse Knitting Guild of Maine.

Finished Objects:

Julie: Cycling Cuffs, and sample knit.

Jenn: 2016 Cowl, Little Coastal Pullover, and Volleyball Illusion.

WIPs:

Jenn: Crochet Cowl in Jazz Handz Fusion Fiber, Lightweight Pullover, and weaving.

Julie: Baby socks, and Featherweight Cardigan.

Thinking about Knitting: 

Ann Budd’s Pleated Skirt Class at KnitWit.

Julie’s first knitted skirt: Zigzagger.

Books:

Knitter’s Almanac by Elizabeth Zimmerman.

Designing:

Julie’s Cardigan: Anstruther.

Contact Info:

Show notes (here!)

Jenn on Ravelry: FlecksOfFiber

Jenn on Instagram: JennInMaine

Jenn on Twitter: JennFleck

Jenn on GoodReads: JennFleck

Jenn’s Blog: Flecks of Fiber

Julie on Ravelry: Woulley

Julie on Instagram: Woulley

Episode 1 – Welcome!

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Your Hosts: Julie Nye and Jenn Fleck.

The yarn shop in CT where Jenn learned to knit is Creative Fibers.

The local knitting guild: Lighthouse Knitting Guild of Maine.

Finished Objects:

Julie: Boothbay by Hannah Fettig in Quince and Co. Lark.

Jenn: Chutes and Ladders Cowl in Lion Brand Hometown USA.  Based on my work in Aroha Knits Initiate Knit Design Challenge.

WIPs:

Jenn: Village Sweater Wrap by Romi Hill in Anzula Cloud.

Julie: Featherweight by Hannah Fettig in Quince and Co. Finch.

Jenn: KnitWit 2016 Cowl in Quince and Co. Chickadee.

Thinking about Knitting: 

Julie: Entrelac Scarf

Books:

Knitlandia by Clara Parks.

Designing:

Barlett Yarns

Halcyon Yarn

Jenn’s design – Chutes and Ladders Cowl

Contact Info:

Show notes (here!)

Jenn on Ravelry: FlecksOfFiber

Jenn on Instagram: JennInMaine

Jenn on Twitter: JennFleck

Jenn on GoodReads: JennFleck

Jenn’s Blog: Flecks of Fiber

Julie on Ravelry: Woulley

Julie on Instagram: Woulley

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